Mississippi MUTTS is a non-profit animal rescue and transport team based in Oxford that works to mitigate the overpopulation of stray cats and dogs across the state and provide relief for overcrowded shelters.
Dogs are not only man’s best friend, but a source of massive income.
University of Mississippi student Lilli Gordon is a foster parent who believes that fostering a pet can be an opportunity for someone to see if they are ready to have the responsibility full time.
In some European countries, it is not uncommon for customers to bring their pets into restaurants as they dine. A new animal-friendly Batesville restaurant welcomes dogs and occasionally goats.
Anyone lucky enough to have a college education knows that juggling your time between attending classes, studying, working, and having fun is difficult. However, Kevin Irwan, of Sporting Life Kennels in Oxford, may have figured out how to achieve the perfect balance.
Students looking to experience and learn about nature in Oxford can drive 11 miles north of campus to the Ole Miss Field Station.
Oxford’s Mounted Police division has become a staple in the city’s brand while actively protecting the community, and it involves a lot of work.
The prospect that global warming is a hoax has always been mindboggling to me. Something so widely supported by science and the world conditions we are going through never crossed my mind as being “fake news.”
With the coming of the cold weather, it is time to break out those backpacks and sleeping bags and hit the trails. The number one key to the success any trek is preparedness – not only for obvious safety reasons, but for making the trip generally more enjoyable.
When I was 12, my father purchased 200 acres in Madison County. He also purchased a tractor to maintain the property and immediately designated the roll of managing the land to me.
Alden Caroline Easter, popularly known as “Ace,” took a trip down under to fulfill a childhood dream of studying abroad. After spending six months across the globe in Sydney, Australia, she considers the place a third home. It was her nature to gravitate to the sand, sun and ocean, but these new beaches were nothing like those back in America.
Salt and pepper hair, crystal blue eyes, and a rugged tanned complexion describe Germantown, Tennessee native, Beanie Cone, a horseback riding instructor at Hunter’s Edge Stables in Memphis, where he teaches riders of all ages and abilities the intricacies of the equestrian sport.
A New York native who has worked with the United States Forestry Service for 35 years with the philosophy of caring for the land and servicing the people is a park ranger in charge of the Holly Springs and Tombigbee National Forests.
We said goodbye to our new furry friends and continued on our trek to the unknown. We came around one last bend, and that’s when I saw her for the first time. An iconic old house sits at the stop sign when you enter Taylor. Instinctively I turned left, and found Taylor Grocery.
Madison Hyatt Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Since she was a young child on an Indiana farm, Jenn Petermann has always had animals in her life. “I grew up on a livestock and grain […]
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Emma McCabe Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Oxford is an animal-friendly town. Saturdays are often spent outside playing with puppies at the Humane Society or walking the family dog at Pat Lamar Park. But […]
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Reagan Smith Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org When Oxford citizens think of the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society, they either are excited or saddened there are so many animals there without homes. Walking around the University of […]
Elijah Coombs Hoddy Toddy email@example.com Lake Weston, an Ole Miss education student, spent part of this year training her horse, Jolly, for the Chula Homa Hunt in Central Mississippi, as well as […]
Will Morrison Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org The Mississippi River area has been known as one of the best places in the world to hunt waterfowl. But in the past three years, nature has […]
Amanda Hill Oxford Eagle email@example.com Veganism is a lifestyle in which the consumer does not eat any animal-based products, such as meat, yogurt, eggs, etc. Some see it as a health fad, […]